Red Tail Ring fiddler Laurel Premo wrote this beautiful tune about a stretch of the Paint River at Crystal Falls, Michigan. The Michigander duo play it here in a set with 19th century traditional American tune Rueben (Rueben’s Train).
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Laurel Premo (fiddle), Michael Beauchamp (guitar)
Video from a performance at the Ark in Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 2014
(‘Red Tail Ring – Horserace Rapids/Ruebin’ YouTube video, 5.40. Posted by Red Tail Ring, 3 Nov 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmJHqd42ujE)
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Photograph (unattributed) of Horserace Rapids via Rachel Rushlow, Pinterest